Reindeer Romp, 5K fun run or walk, 8 a.m. Thursday, Malone Park,
16400 W. Al Stigler Parkway, New Berlin. Presented by Prospect
and Gift Expo, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, the Milwaukee County Sports Complex,
6000 W. Ryan Road. Thousands of items. Food, entertainment and free
parking. Admission is $5, children 12 and younger are admitted free.
Glow Skate, 7:30
p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Dec. 26, Wilson Ice Arena, 4001 S. 20th
St., just south of Howard Avenue, Milwaukee. The $5 admission
includes skate rental, glow-in-the-dark necklaces, holiday lights,
music and prize drawings. Children younger than 10 must be with
adult. Those choosing not to skate can watch for free. Hot beverages
and food available for purchase. 414-281-6289.
Baseball Holiday Tree Sale, 10 am. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday,
Dec. 5 through Dec. 6 and Dec. 12 through Dec. 13, Pilgrim Park
Middle School Tree Lot, 1500 Pilgrim Parkway, Brookfield. Trees from
Dog Days at
Lynden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W.
Brown Deer Road, Brown Deer. Dogs must be leashed. Free to dogs and
members. Admission is $9 general, $7 for students and seniors, free
for 5 and younger.
Carnival of Lights, with 1.5 million lights, Saturdays through Dec.
31, except Dec. 25, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park
Camp Resort, 8425 Highway 38, Caledonia. Music synchronized to
lights; new green-and-gold display. View from car. Jellystone Ranger
Station has warm beverages and Santa station. Entry fee for carloads
with up to eight people is $15 and $22 for limos, buses and large
passenger vans. Part of fee goes to Ronald McDonald House Charities
www.wichristmascarnival.com. 262-835-2565 or
and Competition viewing, Tuesday through Dec. 6, Habitat for
Humanity ReStore, 2120 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. “Donate to
decorate” opportunities from Dec. 4 through Dec. 6 in which children
can build on oversized gingerbread houses for a small fee. Proceeds
benefit Habitat for Humanity’s home building and repair program.
St. Florian Fish Fry, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, St. Florian
Parish school cafeteria, 1215 S. 45th St., West Milwaukee.
Handicapped-accessible elevator and takeouts available. $11, $7.50
for children 10 and younger. 414-383-3565 or
2015, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 4, with caroling from 6 p.m. to 6:45
p.m. and tree lighting at 6:30 p.m., 108 W. Capitol Drive, downtown
Cookie Walk, 9
a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 5, First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin
Ave., Waukesha. Hosted by the United Methodist Women, cookies are
sold by the pound. All proceeds go to mission projects.
University Guild: Christmas Cookie and Bakery Sale, 9 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. Dec. 5, Harwood Place Retirement Living Center, 8220 Harwood
Ave., Wauwatosa. Homemade cookies and bakery, Georgia pecans and
pecan candies, garden dill dip mix. 414-423-8210.
Bake and Craft
Sale featuring Slovak Kolachi (walnut, apricot, raspberry, prune
butter), 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 5, St. John Lutheran Church, 4850 S.
Lake Drive, Cudahy. 414-481-0520.
Swap, 11 a.m. Dec. 5, West Bend Community Memorial Library, 630
Poplar St., West Bend. Bring a holiday dessert or appetizer to share
and a copy of the recipe. Vote in a taste test. Holiday trivia game.
Water, paper plates and utensils provided. Sara at 262-335-5151,
Christmas on the
Avenue, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Greenfield Avenue, from 70th
to 76th streets in West Allis. Music, hay rides, crafts, games and
door prizes. West Allis and West Milwaukee schoolchildren art,
breakfast or lunch with Santa and free family fun.
Christmas Parade, 3 p.m. Dec. 5, National Avenue from Moorland Road
proceeding west to Malone Park. Sponsored by the Prospect Lions
West Allis Christmas Tree Lighting Program, 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec.
5, West Allis City Hall Centennial Plaza, 7525 W Greenfield Ave.,
Community Christmas Parade, 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 5, on
Greenfield Avenue, from 81st to 65th streets.
Historical Society presents: A Little House Christmas, 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Dec. 5 and noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, Dousman Stagecoach Inn
Museum, 1075 Pilgrim Parkway. Tour the 1840s inn decorated for a
Little House Christmas, hear stories about Caroline (born in
Brookfield in 1839), Ma and Laura Ingalls. Enjoy carols, bake sale,
sample soup and muffins, silent auction, make a craft, and take a
photo in the sleigh. Come as your favorite Little House character.
$6, children ages 6 to 12 $3, 5 and younger free - cash or check.
www.elmbrookhistoricalsociety.org or call 262-782-4057.
An Old World
Christmas, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 through Dec. 6 and Dec. 12
through Dec. 13, Old World Wisconsin, W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of
Eagle. Old World Holiday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. both
Saturdays and 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Breakfast tickets $10 for adults,
$7 children 5 through 12 and free for younger than 4. Admission to
Old World Wisconsin and breakfast $29 for adults, $14 for children
5-12 and free for younger than 4.
5K Santa Run and Walk, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6, 337 W. Main St.,
Waukesha. Benefit for Interfaith’s Senior Program.
http://interfaithwaukesha.org/Events/Santa-Run.Dress in Santa
suit, elf outfit, grinch costume or reindeer harness. Prizes
awarded. Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and holiday music.
House, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, West Allis Historical Society, 8405
W. National Ave. Museum and cabin open to public. Refreshments
Holiday Magic, 1
p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, Revolutions Twirling Club, 2236C W. Bluemound
Road, Waukesha. Visit with and get pictures with Santa, create a
holiday craft project, face painting, fingernail painting, raffles,
and be entertained by the award-winning Revolutions Twirling Club
National Team members. $5 per family at the door. All activities
included, donations for RTC National Team accepted.
Christmas Parade, 4 p.m. Dec. 6, from the St. Francis Public
Library, 4230 S. Nicholson Ave., to the St. Francis Civic Center,
3400 E. Howard Ave. (going along Kinnickinnic Avenue and Howard
Avenue). Nonperishable food collection by the St. Francis/Cudahy
Project Concern along the route. Complimentary refreshments, cookie
decorating, singing and Santa at the Civic Center after the parade.
Bay View Annual
Tree Lighting with Santa, starts with carols at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7,
lighting at 7 p.m., South Shore Park Pavilion, 2900 S. Shore Drive,
Milwaukee. Festivities continue indoors with children visiting Santa
and receiving treats; food and beverages for all. The
Inter-organizational Council of Bay View and VFW Post 2879 sponsor
the event. 414-744-2606.
12:30 p.m. every third Friday, Spring Creek Church, N35-W22000 W.
Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. $10 general admission, $5 students ages 5